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Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season

08 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season - read the full textWith Microsoft being a major Qualcomm partner, last night Steve Ballmer dropped by Qualcomm's press conference and shared on stage that Windows Phones are enjoying increasing popularity. Of course, he didn't mention any specific numbers, but what he did say is in November 2012 they've sold 4...

 

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> In reply to Jean.androidfan @ 2013-01-08 16:41 from MDVw - click to readanother microsoft article and suddenly the trolls are awake:)...please not that tape again with "freedom"/if it wasn't for google, now the sun wouldn't shine anymore, blablabla

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  • 2013-01-08 16:51
  • mjPY

And by that they mean "Nokia sold..."

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  • 2013-01-08 16:49
  • 7Ei5

> In reply to Jean.androidfan @ 2013-01-08 16:41 from MDVw - click to readThe price of your "freedom" is fake..

1. Apps can make call for you
2. Apps can sms for you
3. You can get malware

The "true" freedom lies in the developers for android not U, they can take over your phone and all your personal details if your not careful.. fanbois those nub geeks that like to root without knowing the underlining dangers.. watch out.

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  • 2013-01-08 16:47
  • TRGQ

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-01-08 15:49 from KjZb - click to readHow does marketshare and US sales equate to the quality of the OS?

You sir, are a troll.

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  • 2013-01-08 16:44
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> In reply to TheApprentice @ 2013-01-08 16:37 from tt1B - click to readyou said it , tons of money ! from where?? from you , from you who are paying a lot a lot for their useless limited products! like apple's fortune! While google is available to serve humans , it is true they get money from Ads , but ads are good and won't be bad for us ! because of ads google is able to serve us better! android is the only free licensed os in the world! love your money hungry people! be in a jail , with limiations and hail them!

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  • 2013-01-08 16:43
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> In reply to droopy @ 2013-01-08 15:58 from KjZb - click to readWas thinking the same shit :D

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  • 2013-01-08 16:42
  • Ia{@

WP8 is great , I do not like Android anymore!

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  • 2013-01-08 16:42
  • 0@wq

Being free with some problems is far better than being in a jail with everything! so what about if that in that jail you do not have anything special but limitations and with the freedom you have everything ( after jellybean smoothness also , and android versions were never as laggy as you tell)! Freedom is enough and is our right! this is the case of wp , android , ios and this is why android leads and will never drop in other than your dreams! Google, Thanks for standing for FREEdom , innovation and reasonability , without you nobody can even own a smartphone , you changed the world and made everything at a reasonable price and without your competition apple and m$ products will be very very very costly without at all looking at people in the middle! Thanks Google , Thanks Andy Rubin

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  • 2013-01-08 16:41
  • MDVw

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-01-08 15:58 from KjZb - click to readahahahaha i love you droopy!

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  • 2013-01-08 16:40
  • 3IUH

> In reply to Jean.androidfan @ 2013-01-08 16:32 from MDVw - click to readBut look at what that pace has got into, people are complaining about fragmentation, lags, slowness, no timely updates, old mobiles being sidelined. The only complain about WP is lack of apps and games and live tiles(which i think is a personal opinion rather than a complaint) WP 8 will also pick up pace, its MS after all, they have got tons of money, that's one thing for sure.

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  • 2013-01-08 16:37
  • tt1B

So, that means that last year they sold 2 WP smartphones a month, and now that number is 5x bigger! Great work, Microsoft!

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  • 2013-01-08 16:36
  • 3ikH

Lot of people will have christmas and april fool in same month.

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  • 2013-01-08 16:34
  • t1$E

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-01-08 15:58 from KjZb - click to readhow come in every microsoft or wp thread is always u trolling?

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  • 2013-01-08 16:34
  • 3bM4

It's only a matter of time, they will sell better and better.

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  • 2013-01-08 16:33
  • 05Jh

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-08 16:09 from TRGQ - click to readI am using OpenSuSe Linux .. hopefully open source will expand to PC also and take over from M$.. and this is possible with some support from major software and hardware vendors..

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  • 2013-01-08 16:33
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> In reply to TheApprentice @ 2013-01-08 16:30 from tt1B - click to readIt had a marketplace and android's growth was very very fast and everybody was convinced with it! because it is super advanced

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  • 2013-01-08 16:32
  • MDVw

> In reply to Dr. A Cula @ 2013-01-08 16:26 from rxh6 - click to readthis now is not required! for premium nokia is not required now with their wp 8! Sony already surpassed them with google services and with jellybean smoothness

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  • 2013-01-08 16:31
  • MDVw

> In reply to lilly @ 2013-01-08 16:14 from 3srs - click to readWhen android was first launched, I remember download file manager app from the google website, didn't even had a store back then, and it also didn't had no opera and firefox...hmmm, strange!!!

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  • 2013-01-08 16:30
  • tt1B

To set the record straight, I have a Lumia 820 and the OS is absolutely brilliant.

I realize the "appzz and gamezz" count is lesser than iOS/droids, but I find most of what I need (even if I miss a few games). The OS is super smooth and UI is drop-dead gorgeous.

I don't understand why people who've never used WP just look at the marketplace count and mindlessly bash WP.

You know who childish that sounds when people stupidly drone "worst OS" and "complete failure" without ever having used it?

Not a fanboy (I also have an android phone at home) but it isn't cool man, to simply say stupid stuff.

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  • 2013-01-08 16:28
  • Tk1M

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-08 16:09 from TRGQ - click to readfisrt of all windows pc is far different because it is open , unlimited and very capable and true multitasker not as the junk wp! you are talking nonsense! and plus I won't at all use windows 8 with its metro ui and chrome os , android , ubunutu, Mac OSX are ready to replace ( although MAC is as limited and worse) , about chrome os it is really young but very speedy capable , open and has a lot of android apps made for it, secondly sorry i am writing my posts by using my android smartphone or my chromebook! LOLz

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  • 2013-01-08 16:27
  • MDVw

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